McGill University

McGill University information

Location
Montréal , Canada
Address
845 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest
Getting there
Metro: McGill
More information
www.mcgill.ca
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Founded in 1828 by James McGill, a rich Scottish fur trader, McGill University is one of Canada’s most prestigious learning institutions, with 39,000 students. The university’s medical and engineering faculties have a fine reputation and many campus buildings are showcases of Victorian architecture. The campus, at the foot of Mont-Royal, is rather nice for a stroll and also incorporates the Musée Redpath.